The BMW ActiveHybrid 5 has been unveiled! This is yet another unparalleled sedan from BMW that has the privilege of being on of the first midsize car using hybrid technology. Just as others in the class, this car is particularly designed to consume less fuel. It not only provides you with performance on the road but also offers esthetic value with its chic and elegant exterior.
BMW ActiveHybrid 5 has a 3.0-liter in-line 6-cylinder engine with TwinPower turbo. Also, it has an 8-speed automatic transmission making this car capable of producing up to 335 horsepower. The starting price is $61,845. Not bad? Keeping in view it is a hybrid sedan; BMW ActiveHybrid 5 also makes use of an electric motor. This motor endows it with 55 horsepower and 155 lb.-ft. of torque to the 355 horsepower produced by the in-line 6-cylinder engine. The electric motor gets energy from the 96-cell lithium ion battery and the electrical charges stored in the 96-cell lithium ion batteries do not get drained. The use of both engines helps the car to consume less fuel. The gasoline engine and the electric motor take turns to run the car and thus help extensively save on fuel. If you want to buy a car that can save you fuel cost you should certainly pick this sedan with its dual engine fuel saving advantage. The fuel-efficient feature of the vehicle makes BMW ActiveHybrid 5 an ideal pick for those who want an economical solution on the road.
The amazing thing about BMW ActiveHybrid 5 is that despite smaller fuel consumption, it provides the driver with perfect performance on the road. The car sprints from 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 5.7 seconds. Moreover, its capability of running in electric mode solely at a distance of 2.5 miles is one of its unique selling prepositions. The top speed of this sedan is 37 miles per hour.
The navigation system of this car is pretty soft which makes it all the more exciting. You will be able to benefit from the topographical information constantly assessed to make the most of the car’s performance and competence. The car thinks ahead of the driver so you can leave the thinking part to it.